1. Strategies for living well with Dystonia

    Tips from individuals with dystonia, support leaders, health care professionals The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation's Summer Issue of "Dystonia Dialogue" features a list of strategies for living well with dystonia compiled from individuals with dystonia, support leaders and health care professi…Read More

  2. Neurology Solutions leads Parkinson’s panel

    By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Neurology Solutions Medical Director Dr. Robert M. Izor and the Neurology Solutions provider team will participate in a panel discussion on a range of Parkinson's treatments during the August meeting of the Capital Area Parkinson’s Society. D…Read More

  3. Neuroprotective benefits of exercise for Parkinson’s

    Does vigorous exercise for Parkinson's have a neuroprotective effect? By Sean Sullivan, FNP-C A growing body of evidence suggests that high levels of moderate to vigorous exercise may be a key interventional and neuroprotective therapy to slow progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Likewise, PD …Read More

  4. Botox Therapy used successfully to treat dystonia, spasticity

    Should I consider Botox therapy to manage my neurological disorder? By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer There are a variety of treatment options used in combination with medication and physical therapy to manage symptoms of debilitating neurological diseases such as dystonia and …Read More

  5. Why you should consider DBS in treating Parkinson’s

    By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Each month, Neurology Solutions Physical Therapist Kara Daugherty leads a Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) support group for patients considering or undergoing DBS, an advanced surgery used in the treatment of PD and other movement disorders. Parki…Read More

  6. 10 tips for at home fall prevention

    By Neurology Solutions As people age, muscle degeneration occurs, and strength, and thus balance, becomes impaired. People who lead a sedentary lifestyle can lose about half their strength and about 40% of their muscle, which leads to a loss of balance as well. The risk of falling and severity of in…Read More

  7. Stroke and stroke prevention: 5 things to know

    By Neurology Solutions Stroke is one of the leading--and preventable--causes of death in the United States. Stroke can happen to people of all ages at any time. Understanding your stroke risk, how to recognize a stroke, stroke symptoms in women, stroke prevention and treatment is vital to helping co…Read More

  8. Legislation advancing Parkinson’s research before committee

    By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer New legislation to create a national data collection system for Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders to support better Parkinson's research and services will be discussed during an upcoming meeting of the Capital Area Parkinso…Read More

  9. Learning the facts about Parkinson’s Disease

    By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder affecting more than one million Americans and an estimated 7 to 10 million people worldwide. In helping raise awareness of this disorder and the need for research into finding a cure, individuals…Read More

  10. Parkinson’s Patients Battle Sleep Disorders

    By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer We all know that adequate sleep plays an important role in our health and ability to function effectively each day. But what you may not know is that sleep problems such as insomnia, excessive daytime sleepiness and nightmares may be an early s…Read More